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Denver welcomes Taste of Iceland 2022 festival
Inspired by Iceland has announced the continuation of Taste of Iceland 2022, an annual celebration of Icelandic culture in North America.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett takes brand Jamaica globally
Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is embarking on a global marketing tour to boost visitor arrivals. Stops will include Europe, Middle East and Latin America as he expects to have agreements signed for an additional 8,000 new hotel rooms in Jamaica.
ATM to focus on aviation and the future of transport
The Middle East’s aviation industry is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 6 percent during the period 2022-27, according to data from research firm Mordor Intelligence. The news comes as the global travel and tourism community prepares to gather in Dubai for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 9-12 May.
Improvement programme planned for early May bank holiday
Network Rail engineers will be working around-the-clock this May Bank Holiday to deliver vital improvements for passengers.
Get the Flower Power with Hilton Lake Como’s new ‘Stroll & Sip’
Hilton Lake Como has launched a duo of floral-themed experiences, blooming just in time for spring. Guests of the luxurious lakeside hotel can now enjoy the famously beautiful Chilometro della Conoscenza or ‘Kilometre of Knowledge’ walking route as well as a brand-new cocktail menu inspired by the flora and fauna found along the way.
LATA to feature its first travel agency programme at LATA Expo 2022
The Latin American Travel Association (LATA) will feature its first travel agent programme at LATA Expo 2022 with a dedicated programme of agent events on Tuesday 14 June.
New York to host SITEGlobal Conference 2023
NYC & Company, President & CEO, Fred Dixon has announced that New York City will host the 50th anniversary SITEGlobal Conference from 17-20 February 2023. The announcement was made at this week’s Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITEGC) 2022, which took place in Dublin this week. It also reflects the wave of optimism within the incentive travel industry as Covid restrictions are lifted.
Saudi Arabia to host WTTC Global Summit in November 2022
The WTTC has announced its next Global Summit will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from 29 November to 2 December 2022. The announcement was made at the closing session of its Global Summit in Manila, Philippines.
WTTC reports resurgent international travel at Global Summit 2022
The WTTC forecasts a major increase in global international flights bookings as international travel reopens. Figures indicate triple-digit growth for inbound flight bookings around the world, compared to last year. Resurgent nations include Jamaica, Portugal and Greece.
Brand new Celebrity Beyond arrives In Southampton
Celebrity Cruises’ breathtaking new-luxury ship, Celebrity Beyond, the latest in the industry-transforming Edge Series®, has now reached Southampton, marking the long-anticipated arrival of the brand’s newest, and most luxurious ship.
Increased reliability for Southend rail passengers
Network Rail continued work on upgrading the overhead wiring system on the line between London and Shoeburyness over the four-day Easter period, improving reliability for thousands of passengers.
WTTC launches travel cyber report at Global Summit 2022 in Manila
The WTTC has launched a new report at its Global Summit 2022 in Manila, emphasising the importance of cyber resilience in planning for a safer future.